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The Savvy Sister Registered Nurse

Specialty: registered nurse
California 30127
I am a stage III breast cancer "thriver" and Registered Nurse who loves helping anyone... Full Bio
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Do you “take a breath”?…or is it given to you? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Welcome to the 10 day countdown until the 100 Perks of Cancer book launch! Today’s sneak peek is about breathing.  I’m assuming you are all breathing right now.  but do you ... Read on »
6/10 of the countdown is done (that’s 60% for you math buffs) by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   Day 6 of the 10 day countdown to the 100 Perks of Cancer book launch!! “What book launch” you ask? OK  Here’s my story: As some of you may know, I wrote a book with anothe ... Read on »
F-i-i-ive Golden Rings!!! by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living No, that’s not what you’ll win with day 5 of the 10 day countdown to the 100 Perks of Having Cancer book launch, but you will win a great prize! As some of you may know, I w ... Read on »
Are you hot?? Day number four 4 U! And a new winner….. by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yes, four can have many meanings…there’s the Fantastic Four, four leafed clover, the Four Tops, the Four Seasons, the final four, and four better or four worse. (hmmmm…) But ... Read on »
Day 3 of the 10 day countdown…and another chance to win! by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Day 3!! (Good things come in threes….or 100′s) As some of you may know, I wrote a book with another blogger by the name of Florence Strang at 100 Perks of Cancer.  Even thou ... Read on »
9 Days to go…and another sneak peek by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Day 2 of the 10 day countdown! As some of you may know, I wrote a book with another blogger by the name of Florence Strang at 100 Perks of Cancer.  Even though Flo lives on ... Read on »
Countdown to Perks of Cancer book launch (with prizes) by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As some of you may know, I wrote a book with another blogger by the name of Florence Strang at 100 Perks of Cancer.  Even though Flo lives on “The Rock” (Newfoundland Canada ... Read on »
My new delicious AND guilt-free food obsessions by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Every so often I find something so incredibly good tasting AND good for me that I want to shout it from the rooftops!  Well here are three foods that fit that bill. As most ... Read on »
Guest Blogger: Forks to Feet - My Forks Over Knives Story by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Reblogged from : Always happy to have a returning contributor to VBU! One such blogger is Brandon Frye, a plant-based, long-distance runner from Winston-Salem, NC. Brandon's ... Read on »
I love this place where thousands died by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield National Park, Kennesaw Georgia The weather has been crazy here in Georgia and I’m beginning to like it.  While the normal temperature for 8:00 ... Read on »
An unhealthy recycle bin…… by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My sister showed me this photo of a recycling bin she snapped while on her morning walk.  We both had a good laugh for obvious reasons. The poor woman (is that a sexist assu ... Read on »
To those who are pissed at us…. by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Some don’t like their cancer sprinkled with perks. In April 2012, Florence Strang (cancer warrior) asked me to write a book with her.  We didn’t know each other (at all) but ... Read on »
Bad news: those Monsanto dudes are at it again. Good news: wheat free bread recipe by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you’re having a gut reaction to the tittle….you may be eating too much yeast and wheat. Your immunity and logically, your health, depends on a healthy gut. Your intestine ... Read on »
Lots of traffic sometimes means road rage….. by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve gotten some viral “action” (100,000 hits just today May 16th, 2013) on a previous post I did reporting about Johnson & Johnson releasing a statement that said they were ... Read on »
Comer sus verduras! by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today The Savvy Sister is part of the Annual Virtual Vegan Potluck!  If you’ve never attended a virtual pot luck before, let me explain how it works: All recipes are posted ... Read on »
You have the power… just turn on the tap. by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Water is powerful and can talk to us (as you’ll read later). I started drinking my water this way for the past couple of weeks and I love it. I can drink so much more water ... Read on »
Oncologists jailed for accepting payments for chemo? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living That’s what could potentially happen now since the Obama administration has chosen to sequester all cancer care services…including lifesaving chemotherapy drugs. I normally ... Read on »
You Made It! The 6th Week of the Meatless (secretly vegan) Challenge by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Wow! We are already at week #6 of the 6 week challenge! Time flies when you’re eating healthy plant-based food and feeling better, doesn’t it? These recipes reflect my confi ... Read on »
Week #5 of your 6 week Meatless Monday Challenge by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You’re almost there! This week’s meals are going green.  Green for spring…green for health…green for new beginnings. Jump (like a green frog) over to Flo’s blog for the reci ... Read on »
Meatless Monday Week #4 (Is it getting easier?) by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hopefully by this week, you’ve gotten some good tips and basics on how to eat meatless. It’s really not that much of a “challenge” now, is it? This weeks menu comes from New ... Read on »